Doctor Q&A for Dr. Donald Sudy

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Sudy
27 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Can be variable: Hi. Fractional co2 laser costs can be quite variable. The costs depends on where you are located, the degree or depth of the treatment and if you purc ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Sudy
27 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
A mild cleanser: Epiduo can be irritating to the skin and generally we recommend using a mild cleanser to begin with. If you aren't experiencing any irritation with t ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Sudy
27 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: Vaseline is a thick petrolatum based ointment which can clog pores and cause whiteheads to form. If you are using vaseline as a moisturizer if you hav ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Sudy
27 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Injections can help: Hi. Keloid scarring is the skin's excessive response to injury and results in a raised scar. Often times, the scar size can be reduced with steroid in ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Sudy
27 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Perhaps: While i don't have personal experience, there is evidence that mild "dermal wounding" such as is achieved with the dermapen products can stimulate a m ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Sudy
27 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Depends: Botox, and it's competitor, Dysport are dosed in units, not mg. The amount needed varies depending on the area being treated, the strength of the trea ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Sudy
27 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Chemical peels work: Chemical peels, including glycolic acid, can be effective in treating the hyperpigmentation from acne. Depending on your skin tone, laser and ipl (int ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Sudy
27 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Hyperpigmentation : Another possibility is that it's post traumatic hyperpigmentation as a result of the inflammatory process from the injury. Left on its own, it may cle ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Sudy
27 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Laser generally safe: Laser skin resurfacing can improve, but generally not eliminate, acne scars. Shallow scars respond more favorably than deeper, ice pick scars. Complic ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Sudy
27 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Several options: Depending on the cause of the pigmentation, there are several treatment options. To lighten the existing pigmentation, topical creams such as hydroqui ... Read More
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